McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.
06/05/1837 - 11/06/1912
BOLARD, Jacob A., a Representative from Crawford County; born, Spring Township, Crawford County, Pa. on June 5, 1837; attended, Conneautville Academy; private, Company B, 137th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); hospital steward, Seminary Hospital, Columbus, Oh., United States Army (1863-1865, Civil War); captain, Company B, 197th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); captain, 15th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1874-1884); engaged, oil business (1865-1868); engaged, tannery business; elected, school director, Conneautville (2 years); elected, council, Conneautville (2 terms); elected, burgess, Conneautville (3 years); gubernatorial appointee, Pennsylvania Road Commission (1890); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1896); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1903-1906); president, First National Bank, Cambridge; died, November 6, 1912 in Cambridge Springs, Crawford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Conneautville Cemetery, Conneautville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.